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Route 199 Reconstruction Project Continues in Sayre and Athens, Bradford County


Montoursville, PA – A four-year reconstruction project continues next week on Route 199 in Sayre and Athens, Bradford County. The 2.6-mile project is located .44-mile north of the intersection with Front Street (Route 1056) in Athens Borough to the intersection with the Southern Tier Expressway (Interstate 17) at the New York state line in Sayre Borough. The project begins at the New York state line and works south.

The week of Monday June 17, 2024, weather permitting, contractor, Kriger Construction, Inc., will be paving the base and binder course of the southbound lane between Pine and Vanderbilt Streets. Other work on this project includes drainage improvements, utility relocations, sidewalk and curb improvements, ADA curb ramp installations, traffic signal upgrades, driveway adjustments, signing and pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction. Motorists should be alert and use caution when traveling through the work zone during paving operations.

Detour information:

  • Northbound cars will follow a .66-mile detour using East Pine Street, Wells Avenue, and East Frederick Street. 

  • Southbound cars will be maintained in the work zone.

  • Truck traffic will follow a 7.7-mile detour using Route 220 and the Southern Tier Expressway (Interstate 17).​

Motorists should be alert, slow down, through the work zone. ​

Kriger Construction, Inc., is the prime contractor on this $16.4 million, four-year roadway reconstruction project. The project is expected to be completed in the Fall of 2024.

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